Paris Journalists Targeted in Terror Attack
PARIS – NEWS – UPDATED – At least twelve people have been murdered in what French officials are calling a terrorist attack. The attack against a French magazine, happened in the middle of the day. The target was a French magazine is known for publishing satire including comics which are uncomplimentary to religion.
Ten journalists, including the four cartoonists who reportedly drew the cartoons that generated earlier attacks. Also dead is the editor of the Charlie Hebdo magazine. At least two police offices are also dead.
Raw Video of Incident in Paris Terror Attack
The NATO Secretary General has issued a statement on the terrorist attack in Paris: “I strongly condemn the terrorist attack at the office of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris today. This was a barbaric act and an outrageous attack on press freedom. My thoughts are with the victims and their families. We stand in full solidarity with our Ally France”.
“All NATO Allies stand together in the fight against terrorism. Terrorism in all its forms and manifestations can never be tolerated or justified”.
The attackers are still at large, French officials are on a serious manhunt to find the attackers.
The attack has shocked world leaders, and the European Union.
Two heavily armed men, attacked the Paris office opening fire on the magazine. Today is the day the magazine goes to press.
The suspects are still at large.
France has raised its terror alert to the highest level.
Statement by the President Juncker following the attack that hit the offices of Charlie Hebdo
Brussels, 7 January 2015
I am deeply shocked by the brutal and inhuman attack that hit the offices of Charlie Hebdo.
This is an intolerable act, a barbarism that concerns us all as human beings and Europeans.
My thoughts are with the victims and their families. I express , on my own behalf and on behalf of the European Commission , our greatest solidarity with France.